Epiphyte. Leaves in rosettes, yellow, coated with white waxy powder.
Described in Catesby's Natural History Volume II plate 77.
Native to Florida, Mexico, South America and the Caribbean.
Published in Monogr. Phan. (A.DC. & C.DC.) 9: 621 in 1896.
Basionym Tillandsia berteroniana Schult. & Schult.f.